This site is pitched to be the most ideal jump-off point from the world-renowned and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco)-protected Apo Reef Natural Park
, the second largest contiguous coral reef in the world and the biggest in the Philippines.
The recent sighting of a Christmas frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi) in the Apo Reef Natural Park
(ARNP) shows that public awareness on the conservation of the endangered species has been yielding positive results.
Biodiversity advocates underscored the importance of protecting and conserving Apo Reef Natural Park
(ARNP) in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, following the discovery of a critically endangered Christmas frigatebird in June.
The coral reef fish has been declared as flagship species of the world famous Apo Reef Natural Park
off Occidental Mindoro.
These include the Tubbataha Reef National Park and Apo Reef Natural Park
, which were declared 'no-take' zones.
These are the Marinduque Wildlife Sanctuary, Apo Reef Natural Park
, Mount Calavite Wildlife Sanctuary, Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park and Mount Guiting Guiting Natural Park.
Opinion ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The first episode of the documentary serieswill be about the Apo Reef Natural Park
in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro.
Celso Almazan, Apo Reef Natural Park
manager, said the area's 'true beauty' lied under water, though.
The migratory birds are the red-billed starling, recorded in March 2017 during the survey for marine and terrestrial species for the updating of biodiversity information in Apo Reef Natural Park
in Occidental Mindoro; the streaked shearwater, that was recorded in February 2018 during the Asian Waterbird Census also in Apo Reef Natural Park
One of the world's critically endangered seabirds, the Christmas Frigatebird, was spotted for the first time at Apo Reef Natural Park
(ARNP) in Sablayan town in Occidental Mindoro province, the third record of the species in the Philippines outside of the Sulu Sea.
The Apo Reef Natural Park
lies around 33 kilometers off the coast of Sablayan in the province of Occidental Mindoro.